OLCI Processing Baselines

Timeline of the OLCI Processing Baselines of Sentinel-3.

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OLCI Processing Baselines of Sentinel-3 (Baseline Collection 002)
Processing Baseline IPF versions Product Notice PB Deployment date Dataset
(sensing time & server)
Major changes
PB 2.55/1.27* OLCI L1 (OL_1): 06.08
OLCI L2 (OL_2): 06.13
L1 PN (2.55/1.27)
*S3A/S3B
30/07/2019 Operational
From: 30/07/2019
To: Current
CODA
EOP
  • Updated geometric calibration to correct for mis-registration at camera interfaces for OLCI-B.
  • Update of dark correction tables to minimise impact of periodic noise for OLCI-A.
PB 2.48/1.20* OLCI L1 (OL_1): 06.08
OLCI L2 (OL_2): 06.13
L1 PN (2.48/1.20)
*S3A/S3B
11/04/2019 Operational
From: 11/04/2019
To: 29/07/2019
CODA
EOP
  • Revision of the radiometric model on the basis of extended radiometric calibration dataset.
  • Update of dark correction tables to minimise impact of periodic noise.
PB 2.43/1.15* OLCI L1 (OL_1): 06.08
OLCI L2 (OL_2): 06.13
L2 PN (2.43/1.15)
*S3A/S3B
20/03/2019 Operational
From: 20/03/2019
To: 10/04/2019
CODA
EOP
  • Initial public release of OLCI-B L2 data.
  • Identical processing for OLCI-A and OLCI-B but OLCI-B system vicarious gains are set to 1.
PB 2.42/1.14* OLCI L1 (OL_1): 06.08
OLCI L2 (OL_2): 06.11
L1 PN (2.42/1.14)
*S3A/S3B
12/12/2018 Operational
From: 12/12/2018
To: 19/03/2019
CODA
EOP
  • Update of dark correction tables to minimise impact of periodic noise.
  • Initial public release of OLCI-B L1B data.
PB 2.29 OLCI L1 (OL_1): 06.07
OLCI L2 (OL_2): 06.11
L1 PN (2.29) 14/03/2018 Operational
From: 14/03/2018
To: 11/12/2018
EOP
  • Updated geometric calibration to correct for geolocation drift.
  • Update of dark correction tables to minimise impact of periodic noise.
PB 2.23 OLCI L1 (OL_1): 06.07
OLCI L2 (OL_2): 06.11
L1 PN (2.23)
L2 PN (2.23)
L1: 11/10/2017
L2: 29/11/2017
Reprocessed "Autumn 2017":
From: 25/04/2016
To: 29/11/2017
CODArep
Operational
From: 29/11/2017 (L1: 11/10/2017)
To: 13/03/2018
EOP
  • Revision of the radiometric model on the basis of extended radiometric calibration dataset.
  • Dark correction revised to reduce horizontal striping.
  • Dark offset tables revised to filter for high energy particles.
  • Improvements in processing over inland waters for Complex Water products.
PB 2.16 OLCI L1 (OL_1): 06.07
OLCI L2 (OL_2): 06.10
L1 PN (2.16)
L2 PN (2.16)
05/07/2017 Operational
From: 05/07/2017
To: 28/11/2017
EOP
  • OLCI-A radiometric calibration improved to self-standing radiometric model of long-term instrument sensitivity.
  • Initial public release of OLCI-A L2 data.
  • Significant improvements to cloud flagging.
  • System vicarious gains applied to OLCI-A.

For a complete list of changes, please consult the product notices listed above.

 

 
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